Finance | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Finance

With a finance major, you’ll understand a financial plan and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the various investment markets, along with having a foundation for working with the basic principles of taxation.

You’ll get these skills along with business management savvy as you prepare to manage a company’s present and future funds.

Work in many areas, including

  • entry-level business management in a variety of industries

Prepare for a career as an

  • entry-level clerk with aspirations of becoming a financial analyst
  • Associate of applied business

Program learning outcomes

  • Describe and analyze patterns of organizational behavior within contemporary organizations and apply management skills, human relations skills and motivational methods to create and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Apply appropriate mathematical, statistical and other quantitative and business methods to analyze business situations.
  • Demonstrate and apply professionalism, teamwork, and written and oral communications skills.
  • Utilize specialized business skills in the areas of marketing, entrepreneurship, business development, operations, economics, as applicable, to understand businesses and how they interact with stakeholders inside and outside the organization.
  • Formulate goals and strategies to analyze the internal and external environment of business and demonstrate proficiency with developing strategies to identify and solve organizational problems for new and existing businesses.
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